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Synchronistically Speaking…

  “Synchronicity is an ever present reality, for those with eyes to see.” –Carl Jung, Psychologist   Last night I had an incredible experience at the Giants game that has not only inspired this post, but has renewed my faith in life, and all it’s amazingness.   Before last night, I honestly hadn’t cared all

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A Duel of Droughts

“The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.” –Chicago Cub Ernie Banks (aka Mr. Sunshine) “Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s successes or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the

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The Bullpen Blues, they too shall pass

  “Sometimes you wonder why the only luck we have is bad luck.  But you move on.”  – Bruce Bochy   Pass out the blood pressure meds … it appears that some Giants fans are ready to either have a heart attack or jump off the Golden Gate Bridge.   The majority of our relief pitchers

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Confessions of the Slump

  “To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me.  I wanted to know my bat a little better.”   — Richie Ashburn, Philadephia Phillies Center Fielder from 1948-1959       I used to have this theory that I was so in tune with the Giants, that my mood could

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The Fully Alive Fan

  “Baseball is like church.  Many attend, but few understand.”   –Wes Westrum, Catcher for the NY Giants 1947 – 57     A while back, I sought the advice of a spiritual guru who came strongly recommended by a friend.   After transitioning into a job that increased my pay but decreased my joy,

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Fall, Winter and the Invincible Summer

“Baseball breaks your heart.  It is designed to break your heart.  The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall all alone.” – A.

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A Tribute to the Great No. 8

  “It ain’t over till it’s over.”  — Yogi Berra     In a bizarre twist of fate, while working on my website and listening to the ballgame on the radio, I heard the news on the post-game show that the legendary Yogi Berra, one of the most beloved ballplayers of all time and arguably the greatest

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Even Angel needs an angel

  “Everything happens for a reason. For me to have perseverance, I have to turn negativity into positivity. Heal and go forward. It’s made me stronger, a better player, a better person.” – Center fielder #16 Angel Pagan     It was in the summer of 2012 when I started wearing the wings.  Melky Cabrera,

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Growing up Giant

  “These old ballparks are like cathedrals in America.  We don’t have big old Gothic cathedrals like they do in Europe. But we got baseball parks.”  – Jimmy Buffet     I grew up the daughter of a 3rd generation San Franciscan, who adored his baseball team like no one I’ve seen.  I can’t recall

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